Christian Books from 2016 That You Need to Read

Christian Books from 2016 That You Need to Read
  • December 13, 2016
  • Books

Reading has long been a favorite pastime for people around the world. Books give us the opportunity to learn new things from the fields of history, science, economics, and more. For believers, Christian books allow us to meditate on truths that are difficult to swallow, learn more about famous Christians, and discover how we can better live our lives to glorify God.

2016 was another great year for Christian authors as we added some new books to well-known authors and learned more about Christian figures who penned autobiographies. The following list of popular Christian books contains just a sampling of the powerful work being published from some of the greatest minds in the Christian faith.

Popular Christian Christmas Albums: An All-Time Collection

Popular Christian Christmas Albums: An All-Time Collection
  • December 12, 2016
  • Music

The Christian genre has come a long way in the last several decades. From the classic gospel of Bill and Gloria Gaither to today’s youthful sound from bands like for KING & COUNTRY and Hollyn, Christian music has put together a diverse mix of styles and voices. When it comes to the holidays, the genre has also put out a wide assortment of Christian hits. Spanning the last 30 or so years, we’ve compiled a list of a few of the Christian Christmas albums that have made an impact.

Where Can I Get Christian Audio Books?

Where Can I Get Christian Audio Books?
  • December 8, 2016
  • Books

Reading is one of the simplest pleasures in life. With every passing fad or technological improvement, there is still a large portion of the population that considers reading their favorite hobby. In the last few decades, technology has provided new possibilities when it comes to enjoying a book. First, there were books on cassette and CD, followed by e-readers like the Kindle and Nook. Now, we have digital audio books, magazines on iPads, and more. For people who enjoy books but don’t have time to read, audiobooks are a lifesaver. For believers who enjoy books or want to give them a whirl, the question is “Where can I get Christian audio books?”

Contemporary Christian Christmas Songs for the Holidays

Contemporary Christian Christmas Songs for the Holidays
  • December 7, 2016
  • Music

No matter the genre, pretty much every band has put out some form of Christmas music to entertain their fans. Unlike other styles of music, though, the message of Christmas music is very close to the heart of the songs already sung by Christian artists. There’s certainly nothing wrong with enjoying a secular artist’s cover of “Silent Night,” but with contemporary Christian Christmas songs, you know that the music is being sung with sincerity by a fellow believer.

The Christian Church and Popular Media: How to Engage

The Christian Church and Popular Media: How to Engage
  • December 6, 2016
  • Christian Living

In the particular climate that America finds itself immersed today, there is division, confusion, and perhaps even anger. If we were to go through the streets asking people what’s wrong with the country (maybe even the world) today, there’s a pretty good chance that “the media” would show up in a few answers. That term can include movies, TV, politics, social justice campaigns, and a variety of other topics. How can the Christian Church engage with the world today, especially when it comes to popular media?

For what we’re talking about in this post, let’s constrict the definition of media to pop culture. We all know there are other problems out there, but pop culture is often the subject of boycotts, sermons, and more from the Christian Church.

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